Chest pack > fishing vest. Photo courtesy of Umpqua.
Greys 10’4″ 5 weight.
For strategic and safety reasons, polarized shades are a must. These are the discontinued Oakley Hijinx which I adore. Hard to find glasses that fit my head/face.
A sturdy paint tray is a great way for weekend warriors to transport wet wading boots in the car, allowing the moisture to collect in the bottom.
A thermometer is a must. You can up your game if you pay attention to temps, and it will save you from harming the fish you love.